In a world that's increasingly conscious of its environmental footprint, recycling has become a buzzword in the interior design scene.
The textile industry, in particular, has been at the forefront of this eco-conscious movement, re-imagining the way we use and re-purpose fabrics.
This Recycle Week, we're excited to share our journey of sustainability, focusing on how our brand reduces environmental impact within the textile industry by using remnant yarns to craft beautifully unique recycled towels, rugs and throws and ultimately reducing textile waste.
But first, let's answer a couple of quick questions.
When is Recycle Week?
Are you aware that National Recycle Week 2023 is currently underway, running from October 16th to 22nd?
In its 20th year, Recycle Week is commemorating this milestone by encouraging children, families and entire communities to participate.
What is Recycle Week?
Recycle Week, organised by Recycle Now, stands as their flagship annual week-long event dedicated to celebrating recycling nationwide.
During this special week, retailers, brands, waste management companies, trade associations, governments, and the media all unite with a common aim: to inspire the public to recycle more of the correct items, more frequently.
Since its inception in 2004, Recycle Week has spearheaded the largest campaign in the nation aimed at changing recycling behaviours.
Through a dynamic blend of film, social media, on-street initiatives, influencers, radio, and PR efforts, Recycle Week has motivated individuals to embrace recycling, harnessing the power of a unified voice.
The theme for this year is "The Big Recycling Hunt," with a focus on tackling "missed capture": items that can be recycled but are often overlooked in households.
The Essence of Recycling
Recycling textiles isn't just a matter of creating sustainable products; it's also about minimizing waste and preserving the Earth's resources.
The process begins with the idea of embracing the character and uniqueness of each fabric remnant.
Our commitment to sustainable living led us to explore inventive ways to transform these remnants into functional and beautiful pieces for your home.
The Journey from Remnants to Rugs
We're proud to be part of the remnant yarn revolution, which involves using leftover or surplus fabrics from textile mills and manufacturers.
These leftover yarns often end up in landfills, contributing to textile waste.
By reusing these yarns, we not only reduce waste but also create unique and sustainable products.
Our chindi rugs are a testament to our dedication to sustainability. Chindi, derived from the Hindi word 'chind,' means 'torn cloth.'
Often called Rag Rugs, they are made by weaving together strips of reused fabric remnants to form a colourful, one-of-a-kind creation.
The result is not only visually stunning but also an eco-friendly alternative to traditional area rugs.
Our collection of Chindi Rugs come in a broad choice of sizes, making them a perfect fit for any room of the home, perhaps as a bedside rug or as a bright and welcoming accent rug in your hallway.
From Scraps to Luxury: Recycled Cotton Towels
Our recycled cotton towels are another success story in the world of sustainable textiles.
By utilizing leftover yarns and fibres from our production, we've been able to create sumptuously soft and absorbent towels.
Each of our recycle cotton towel are wonderfully unique, having a wonderfully unique array of colours crafted to create an enticing and vivid stripe.
Available in 3 towel sizes, (hand towel, bath towel, bath sheet) our remnant towel collection is perfectly versatile for use in the bathroom, en-suite or kitchen.
Not only do they serve their primary purpose with excellence, but they also represent a commitment to reducing waste and environmental impact.
Turning Unwanted Threads Into Throws
Why not make your next cosy throw purchase a sustainable choice?
Crafted with a blend of recycled fibres and creative design, these throws and blankets not only provide warmth and comfort but also contribute to a greener future.
The Darwin Tartan Throw boasts a timeless design that's as eco-friendly as it is chic.
Available in two staple colourways, beige or charcoal - these patterned tartan throws are an essential for a trendy extra layer to cosy under.
Whilst the Savannah Herringbone Throw showcases a classic herringbone weave with a modern twist.
A chunky, bold stripe creates visual interest across the spread of the throw - breaking up the traditional pattern and making a stylish statement.
For something more striking, look no further that the Arizona Space-Dyed Zig Zag Throw.
With its unique and eye-catching blend of colours, crafted using a space-dye colouring technique to create a gorgeous pattern of hues.
Each throw is a cosy embrace that reflects our dedication to recycling yarns and making a positive impact on our planet.
Embrace the warmth of sustainable living with these recycled throws that redefine the concept of comfort and eco-conscious living.
Your Role in the Recycling Revolution
As consumers, you play a crucial role in this recycling revolution.
Importantly, the products and waste from everyday use in your home should be recycled appropriately.
Then on the other hand, you can also have a positive impact by bringing recycled goods into your home.
By choosing products from our sustainable homeware collection, which are made from eco-friendly materials, you're actively contributing to a cleaner and greener world.
Whether it's opting for recycled cotton towels or chindi rugs, your choices can make a significant difference.
Join Us in Celebrating Recycle Week
This Recycle Week, we invite you to celebrate with us and reflect on the small changes we can make in our lives to support a more sustainable future.
By choosing products that embrace remnants, you're not only making a stylish addition to your home but also participating in a regeneration journey toward a more eco-conscious world.
At our brand, we're proud to create products that combine style and sustainability, turning textile remnants into functional works of art.
Join us in our commitment to revamp, reuse, and recycle, one textile at a time.
Together, we can make a difference in the world of textiles and leave a greener legacy for generations to come.